The 2015 Korea Music Festival and Exploring Sokcho

Last weekend was the 2015 Korea Music Festival, held in Sokcho, a city on the East coast next to the famous Seoraksan National Park. It occurred from Friday to Monday, with each night centred around a different theme and hosting relevant artists. Sunday was the K-Pop night, and having heard that Super Junior were due to perform, I wanted to attend. My friends were either busy or didn’t want to travel to a city three hours away just for a K-pop concert, which was fair enough, so I decided to have a small adventure and go alone. Because I was […]

Volunteering at the Summer K-Pop Festival 2015

While browsing online a few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a call for foreign volunteers for a K-pop festival in Seoul. In exchange for assisting with the festival, you would receive VIP seats for the concert itself, which seemed like a good deal to me, especially when I noted that the line-up featured big names like Infinite and Got7. A few days after I applied, I received an email stating that I had been successful, and later received information about the training session, which occurred the day before the festival. Our training was held at Dongguk University, which due to its […]